Agents provocateur

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Agent provocateur: Connexipedia Article
Article
A person employed by the police or other entity to act undercover to entice or provoke another person to commit an illegal act.
Black Bloc: Connexipedia Article
Article
People who engage in protests wearing black clothing and masks and engaging in property damage. The tactic was developed in the 1980s by anti-nuclear activist autonomists, and was subsequently adopted...
Black Bloc Provocateurs Set Strasbourg Hotel on Fire
Article
2009
Legitimate anti-NATO protesters are determined to use non-violent civil disobedience to block the summit. In order to provide an excuse to use batons and rubber bullets against them, agents provocateu...
Diversity of Tactics and Democracy
Lakey, George
Article
2002
To me, a strategy isn't democratic if it intrinsically alienates the majority of oppressed people and shuts the door to their participation. A strategy isn't democratic if it drives away the working c...
Infiltration To Disrupt, Divide And Mis-direct Are Widespread In Occupy - Part I
Zeese, Kevin; Flowers, Margaret
Article
2012
This article describes public reports of infiltration as well as results of a survey and discussions with occupiers about this important issue.
Is this what a police state looks like?
Dobbin, Murray
Article
2010
The corporate security state is not static - it will keep filling more and more space to the extent that they are allowed to by civil society. The police actions in Toronto are one of those key moment...
Legal Lessons From the Green Scare: When the Constitution is No Obstacle to the FBI
Rosenfeld, Ben; Regan, Lauren
Article
2010
Green Scare prosecutors and their coordinators in Washington are willing to destroy individual lives to score political points, and to trample their own rules in the process.
Provocateur Cops Caught Disguised As Anarchists At G20
Watson, Paul Joseph
Article
2009
At every single major summit over the past few years, authorities have inserted agent provocateurs into protest groups in order to spy on them and if necessary, provoke violence to justify oppressive ...
SPP Agent Provocateur Cops Caught Red Handed Attempting To Incite Violence
Watson, Steve
Article
2007
Peaceful protestors at the Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP) summit in Montebello have captured sensational video of hired agent provocateurs attempting to incite rioting and turn the protest ...
Targeting Earth First!: Dave Foreman and the First Greenscare Case
Frank, Joshua; St. Clair, Jeffrey
Article
2009
The war on environmentalism.
Who Controls The Black Bloc Anarchists?
Watson, Paul Joseph
Article
2009
Whose interests do the violent actions of the black bloc benefit? The interests of the general public in using free speech as a means of political change? Or the interests of the authorities in provid...
Why Does the FBI Have to Manufacture its Own Plots if Terrorism and ISIS Are Such Grave Threats?
Greenwald, Glenn
Article
2015
Article talks about FBI's terrorism strategies and their manipulation of information.
Witness to Betrayal: Scott Crow on the Exploits and Misadventures of FBI Informant Brandon Darby
Williams, Kristian
Article
2013
Scott Crow tells the story of his friendship with Brandon Darby, an anarchist militant and FBI informer.